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THE KHELA IS STILL ON
...AND THE HOMECOMING
A NEW RAY OF HOPE?
The Minority Report
AYA RAM, GAYA RAM?
Blessings of Elders
THE LONG WALK
A TRIANGULAR POWER TUSSLE
How to Win over the Biggest Votebank
WOMEN ON TOP
THE PERILS OF LONG COVID • Doctors warn of the dangers of a lingering post-Covid syndrome that puts patients at risk long after the virus has left their body
“IT TOOK ME 32 WEEKS TO WORK OUT THE WAY I USED TO”
ORGANS AT RISK • Parts of the body that may remain affected long after recovery from Covid
MENU FOR RECOVERY • How to manage your nutrition after Covid
“I FEEL LIKE COVID HAS EATEN UP ALL MY STRENGTH”
“I GET EXHAUSETED EVEN WHILE READING THE NEWSPAPER"
“COVID HAS BEEN TOUGHER ON MY BODY THAN CHILDBIRTH WAS”
THE COVER WITH A HOLE • The rejection of their health insurance claims has landed many Covid patients and their families in dire financial straits
CENTRAL HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS • Ayushman Bharat update (as of end-November 2019)
THE COST OF A BED
THE COST OF A BED
A HANDFUL OF PILLS
A MATTER OF PROPRIETY • Adhering to norms and protocols is the only way civil servants can protect themselves from political pressures
WHO CONTROLS AN IAS OFFICER?
THE GUN BATTLE INSIDE SOUTH BLOCK • THE INDIAN ARMY’S URGENT DEMAND FOR GUNS HAS INCREASED THE PRESSURE ON THE GOVERNMENT’S AATMANIRBHAR BHARAT POLICY
ADVANCED TOWED ARTILLERY GUN SYSTEM (ATAGS)
ATHOS TOWED ARTILLERY GUN SYSTEM
WOOING THE BRAHMIN VOTER • WHY POLITICAL PARTIES ARE CLAMOURING FOR THE COMMUNITY’S SUPPORT IN UTTAR PRADESH
THE SIZE OF DEVOTION • KCR’s extravagant bid to outdo the Tirumala shrine, in a grand display of competitive religiosity, will cost the state Rs 1,800 crore
UPLOADING THE ASANA • With Covid having forced yoga practitioners to rely on social media and online tutorials, this year’s National Yoga Day will first be celebrated on Zoom and Instagram
LIVE AND KICKING • There is palpable excitement in the air as footballers get back on the field for the UEFA Euro 2020
Reliving Lost Eras • Shan Bhattacharya’s account of a photographer’s obsession immerses the reader in the photographic cosmos of Kolkata
MAPPING MUMBAI • Mayur Tekchandaney’s photo book trains the lens on a city in a constant state of flux
Drawing the Disease • A virtual exhibition tries to make sense of the pandemic—drawing from both older contagions and modern ones
THE FIRST SHOT • Ragul Krishnan’s pictures of Pune’s Serum Institute show us how science came to our rescue
‘I WON’T EVER GO UNDER THE KNIFE’ • Vidya Balan on how Sherni made her more conscious about the environment and on not being fazed by the film industry’s artificial standards of beauty